Sarah McCloy

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That's me in the picture: President Bush's chief of staff informs him of 9/11

'At the door to the classroom, I performed a test that chiefs of staff do all the time: does the president need to know? The answer, of course, was yes'<p>We had flown to Florida the evening before. The president was to visit Emma E Booker elementary school in Sarasota, to talk about leaving no child …

11 Best Things to Drink with Southern Food

Here, the best things to drink with fried chicken, shrimp and grits, and more classic Southern dishes.<p>In today's Chefs in Conversation video, Hugh …

3 Things to Pick Up at the Market This Weekend

<i>Here at Food52, we like to talk about what we’re buying at the market: what’s new, what’s exciting, the market's best finds. This is our water cooler talk. And now, we want you to join in.</i><p>We may be clad in corduroy, and reluctantly grabbing light jackets -- just in case -- but what we're not …

Bob’s Bake Shop

Although people don’t hug in France, and to be honest, it kinda gives me the willies now, too – there are some people who I just can’t resist giving …

5 Chicken-and-Waffle Pairings

Here, 5 excellent waffle recipes with fried chicken recipesto match.<p>It's not clear exactly why someone first decided to pair fried chicken with …

The 10 Entertaining Recipes You Loved This Month

With fall rolling in, you're starting to think about breaking up with salad, summer's best friend (except pasta salad, of course). The cool breezes have caught you off guard, and you want something that'll stick to your ribs -- you're looking forward to trading in light, fresh meals and …

Four Tips For Baking Better Cakes

For no-fail, sky-high layer cakes, like the fluffy Southern cakes from Ben Mims' story Southern Dreams, there are a few simple rules to follow. These …

Roasted Potato Bread

makes one 8½x4½" loaf Servings<p>This is the greatest potato bread recipe you'll ever encounter. And you absolutely need a stand mixer to make it.<p>September 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>1 teaspoon (3 g) active dry yeast<p>⅓ cup (80 g) potato flour<p>3½ cups (500 g) all-purpose flour, plus …

Baking

8 Biscuit Upgrades

Here, eight great additions to upgrade basic biscuits.<p>Now that Hugh Acheson and Marcus Samuelsson have taught you how to make perfect fried chicken, …

Savory Uses for Greek Yogurt

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: You probably have Greek yogurt in your fridge -- discover some savory ways to</i> …

Cavatelli with Pork Ragù

8 Servings<p>A low, steady simmer makes this braise a great pork ragù to pour over your cavatelli.<p>December 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 1½-lb. boneless pork shoulder (Boston butt), cut into 1½” pieces<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>¼ cup olive oil, plus more<p>½ medium onion, finely chopped<p>1 carrot, …

Cooking

When did Toronto get so cool?

Canada’s biggest city is often overlooked in favour of Montreal or Vancouver. But these days, it exudes the kind of cool that can only come from not really caring.<p>“Clock-clock-clock-clock-KUHwhoomp!” That was the sound of the Biblio-Mat, a one-of-a-kind refrigerator-sized book vending machine, as …

Toronto

Photo Series of Food and Flowers Arranged According to Color

Color is frequently the initial element that our senses perceive in the appearance of a food item. People begin to relate certain colors with a …

Which Three Lenses do You Need for Photography?

Two things occurred to me When I read Phillip VanNostrand’s article The Only Three Lenses You Need for Travel Photography. One, is that his choice of …

Slow Mo Video of People Getting Tased with 300K Volts While Having Their Portrait Taken

The goal of almost any portrait is to ensure that the subject being photographed looks their absolute best. That is NOT the case with the newest …

High Contrast, High Impact Photography by Kilian Schönberger - The Fox Is Black

One of the founding principles of art is understanding the balance of light and dark and how the two define shape. Once you fully understand these …

Palestinian Photographers Turn Their Lenses on Israel’s Separation Wall

Last November, the United Nations decreed 2014 to be the Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, meant to bring peace and greater …

The Only Person Who’s Naked in These ‘Nude Portraits’ is the Guy Behind the Camera

There’s something to be said for thinking outside the box and turning an idea on its head, and that’s exactly what photographer Trevor Christensen is …

Metagramme: A Surprisingly Fun Web App that Averages Out Your Last 32 Instagram Pics

It turns out the average Instagram image looks a bit like a dirty piece of cloth, and we arrived at this Earth-shaking conclusion courtesy of a …

Photographer Gives Us an Inside Look at Meghalaya, India, ‘The Wettest Place On Earth’

New Zealand-based photographer Amos Chapple is a name you might recognize from his intimate look inside Iran that we shared just over a year ago. …

The Olympus PEN E-PL7 is a Micro Four Thirds camera for selfie addicts

Olympus has just announced the PEN E-PL7, the latest of its Micro Four Thirds cameras to pair vintage style with modern specs. Priced at $699 with a 14-42mm f3.5-5.6 kit lens, Olympus says this camera has been tailored for selfie shooters who also take their regular photography seriously. It …

6 Practical Ways to Unlock the Real Power of Colors in Your Photography

To suggest that color is of utmost importance to photographers would be a grand understatement. Discussions dealing with the fundamentals of …

Amazing Long Exposure Photography Tips

Searching for a complete instructional guide on how to take breathtaking special effects shots?<p>Say no more. This eBook entitled Trick Photography and …